Scottish archaeology

Discover the latest Scottish archaeology news and read dig reports and finds analysis.

A new publication from Forestry Commission Scotland explores the recent excavation of a vitrified Iron Age ...

20/04/2018

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Over the coming weeks a team of archaeologists from around the world are assembling on the Island of Rousay to ...

19/04/2018

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Results of radiocarbon dates from the Cairns archaeology dig have provided new insights into what life was like ...

13/03/2018

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The latest extension to the Edinburgh tram route will see archaeologists remove around 200 human remains, some ...

07/03/2018

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Four sites in Orkney will be open to visitors and volunteers in summer 2018, with plenty of opportunities to get ...

05/03/2018

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A Moray student is to undertake new research into the fate of farms which were set up on marginal land after the ...

20/02/2018

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A range of artefacts recovered from two sites on the edge of the medieval burgh and castle at Stirling sheds new ...

16/02/2018

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Archaeologists at National Trust for Scotland are to investigate three former settlements related to the Glencoe ...

13/02/2018

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A community excavation near Brora in Sutherland in 2017 investigated the remains of an 18th-century drovers' inn ...

24/01/2018

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Red warnings have been issued for dozens of Historic Environment Scotland's sites, a major Climate Change ...

15/01/2018

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The search for an ancient monastery which disappeared 1,000 years ago and was the birthplace of the Book of Deer ...

08/01/2018

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An impressive assemblage of early historic metalworking artefacts and possible slingshot ammunition have been ...

02/01/2018

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